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  • Published: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781864714944
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

Ocean Pearl




The pressure builds for Kia, Georgie, Micki and Ace in the sequel to J.C. Burke’s acclaimed novel Starfish Sisters.

The pressure builds for Kia, Georgie, Micki and Ace in the sequel to J.C. Burke’s acclaimed novel Starfish Sisters.

'Starfish who surf together stick together ...'

It was Ace who wrote that in Kia, Georgie and Micki's blue booklets on the last day of camp. Yet it's Ace who's ended up ruining everything - ending the Starfish Sisters before they've even begun.

The Starfish Sisters should be happy that they're on track to make the Australian Junior Female Surfing Team. But will lies, secrets, fighting - and love - keep them apart?

  • Published: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781864714944
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

About the author

J.C. Burke

J.C. Burke was born in Sydney in 1965, the fourth of five sisters. With writers for parents, she grew up in a world of noise, drama and books, but she decided to become a nurse after her mother lost a long battle with cancer. Since Burke started writing in 1999, she has published a number of acclaimed books for teenagers and young adults, including Children's Book Council Notable Books White Lies and The Red Cardigan, Aurealis Awards finalist Nine Letters Long, The Story of Tom Brennan, Faking Sweet, Starfish Sisters, Ocean Pearl, Pig Boy and Pretty Girl. The Story of Tom Brennan won the 2006 CBC Book of the Year - Older Readers and the 2006 Australian Family Therapists Award for Children's Literature and it is currently on the NSW HSC syllabus list. Pig Boy won the Ned Kelly Award for Best Crime Fiction in 2012. Jane lives in Sydney with her family.

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Praise for Ocean Pearl

Ocean Pearl is a book with many layers: secret, lies and deception, but also hope, love and triumph. Recommended for 14-year-olds and up.

Cairns Post

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